The Shemwell Family

Dr. James Buchanan ShemwellAge: 50 years18561906

Name
Dr. James Buchanan Shemwell
Name prefix
Dr.
Given names
James Buchanan
Surname
Shemwell
Birth October 5, 1856 36 34
Education
Medical College

School or college: Cincinnati Eclectic Medical College
Birth of a sisterMadora E “Dora” Shemwell
1858 (Age 14 months)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 2 months)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census July 16, 1860 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterMary L Shemwell
1861 (Age 4 years)
Death of a sisterSusanna Cox Shemwell
after 1860 (Age 3 years)

Birth of a brotherPeter Pinkney Shemwell
July 10, 1862 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherJudge Robert Lee Shemwell
March 14, 1865 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 4 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 10 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 10 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 12 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 13 years)
Military service
Marshall County Militia
between 1875 and 1876 (Age 18 years)

Death of a sisterMadora E “Dora” Shemwell
1878 (Age 21 years)

Note: probably in childbirth - 2 y.o. M. Anne Riley is living with her grandfather David Shemwell in the 1880 census.
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 21 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 23 years)
Address: Smith Dist.
Death of a motherPermelia J Roach
August 30, 1881 (Age 24 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Alexander Shemwell
November 17, 1887 (Age 31 years)

Death of a sisterNancy Adeline Shemwell
April 12, 1888 (Age 31 years)
Note: Brewer's Mill - Mother and child died at childbirth.
Death of a brotherPleasant Greenberry Shemwell
August 10, 1889 (Age 32 years)
MarriageLuella BellView this family
January 1, 1890 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#1Infant Shemwell
September 15, 1891 (Age 34 years)

Death of a sonInfant Shemwell
September 15, 1891 (Age 34 years)

Burial of a sonInfant Shemwell
1891 (Age 34 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Marriage of a parentDavid Alexander ShemwellNancy Rebecca BreezeelView this family
February 1, 1892 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Ola Mable Shemwell
October 17, 1892 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#3John Lloyd Shemwell
September 13, 1894 (Age 37 years)
Religion
Joined Christian Church
1894 (Age 37 years)

Death of a daughterOla Mable Shemwell
December 10, 1895 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#4Forest Shemwell
February 28, 1896 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Florence Nightingale Shemwell
August 16, 1897 (Age 40 years)
Death of a sonForest Shemwell
April 15, 1898 (Age 41 years)
Burial of a sonForest Shemwell
1898 (Age 41 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 41 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a son
#6Jefferson Davis Shemwell
August 16, 1900 (Age 43 years)
Death of a fatherDavid Alexander Shemwell
May 24, 1904 (Age 47 years)
Cause: Heart Trouble
Birth of a daughter
#7Helen Shemwell
December 26, 1905 (Age 49 years)
Death October 23, 1906 (Age 50 years)
Address: Pitman's Ferry
Burial
Cemetery: Pitman Cemetery
Last change July 26, 201918:39:02

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1845Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
Nancy Adeline Shemwell
Birth: September 5, 1854 34 32Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 12, 1888Brewers, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
2 years
himself
2 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
18 months
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Father’s family with Nancy Rebecca Breezeel - View this family
father
step-mother
Nancy Rebecca Breezeel
Birth: October 1851 28 24Kentucky, United States
Death: December 19, 1908Oak Level, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: February 1, 1892Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Family with Luella Bell - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: January 1, 1890Little Black, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
20 months
son
13 months
daughter
Ola Mable Shemwell
Birth: October 17, 1892 36 22Arkansas, United States
Death: December 10, 1895Arkansas, United States
23 months
son
John Lloyd Shemwell
Birth: September 13, 1894 37 24Pitman, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: September 22, 1973Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
18 months
son
Forest Shemwell
Birth: February 28, 1896 39 25Arkansas, United States
Death: April 15, 1898Arkansas, United States
18 months
daughter
Florence Nightingale Shemwell
Birth: August 16, 1897 40 27Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: June 17, 1966Randolph, Arkansas, United States
3 years
son
Jefferson Davis Shemwell
Birth: August 16, 1900 43 30Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: October 7, 1984Arkansas, United States
5 years
daughter
Helen Shemwell
Birth: December 26, 1905 49 35Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: June 28, 1917Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Adolph Rahm + Luella Bell - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: March 4, 1921

Dr. James Buchanan Shemwell has 41 first cousins recorded

Father's family (35)

Parents Isaac Shemwell + Martha Ann “Mattie” Feezor
3Mary L Shemwell18521853
Parents Lovelace Wellington Shemwell + Luvenia “Vena” Roach
2Mary Emma Shemwell18541881
Parents Pinkney H Shemwell + Sarah E Williamson
1Lynn Boyd Shemwell18591906
4Ella N Shemwell18691940
Parents Henry Cox Shemwell + Eliza Jane Reed
3Willie Shemwell18611862
5Calvin R Shemwell18671939
7Pinkney P Shemwell18691894
Parents Willis Washington Breezeel + Nancy Shemwell
3Jamie Lee Breezeel18601860
6Henry Lee Breezeel18681952
Parents Milous R “Miles” Shemwell + Amanda Lee Wright
Census1860 United States - Census transcript - David Alexander Shemwell - Household

Marshall, Ky.

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
D A Shemwellhead40MWFarmer1500800NCx
P Shemwellwife38FWHouse wifeTNx
Ply B Shemwellson14MWKYx
S C Shemwelldaughter12FWKYx
W A Shemwellson10MWKYx
S A Shemwelldaughter8FWKY
N A Shemwelldaughter6FWKY
J B Shemwellson4MWKY
M Shemwelldaughter2FWKY

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - David Alexander Shemwell - Household

Brewers Mill, Marshall, Ky.

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceParBmthMmthEduInfirm
Shemwell, David W50MWFarmerKY
Shemwell, Permelia49FWKeeping HouseTN
Shemwell, Pleasant G23MWFarmerKY
Shemwell, Alex20MWFarmerKY
Shemwell, Nannie15FWAt HomeKY
Shemwell, James B13MWFarmerKY
Shemwell, Dora E12FWAt HomeKY
Shemwell, Mary L9FWAt HomeKY
Shemwell, Peter P7MWKY
Shemwell, Robert L5MWKY

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - David Alexander Shemwell - Household

Smiths, Marshall, KY.

NameRaceSexAgeBmthRelationMCYrsMOccupationHealthMnsUEduEng?BPFBPMBP
Shemwell, DavidWM60headM-FarmerNCNCNC
Shemwell, ParmeliaWF58wifeM-Keeping HouseKYNCSC
Shemwell, PleasantWM34sonM-FarmerKYNCTN
Shemwell, AdelineF25daughterS-At HomeKYNCTN
Shemwell, JamesM24sonS-Works on farmKYNCTN
Shemwell, MaryF19daughterS-At HomeKYNCTN
Shemwell, PeterM17sonS-Works on farmKYNCTN
Shemwell, RobertM15sonS-Works on farmKYNCTN
Riley, M. AnnF2grand-daughterS-KYNCNC

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Dr. James Buchanan Shemwell - Household

enumerated by Kit K Shemwell 1900 Little Black, Randolph, Arkansas - Jas B Shemwell

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Shemwell, James BheadWMOct185643M10KYNCNCPhysician
Shemwell, LuellawifeWFJul187128M1052TNNCTN
Shemwell, Lloyd JsonWMSep18945SARKYTN
Shemwell, Florence NdaughterWFAug18972SARKYTN
Harrison, CalliehousekeeperWFMay188020SKYKYKY